September 11, 2015 - 6:30 PM - 29300 Hwy 300, Little Italy, AR - 501-330-2182 - cost: $12 per person Join us at An Enchanting Evening (Little Italy's first licensed small farm winery manufacturer in over 70 years) for reminiscing with the area's descendants and local residents, light hors d'oeuvres, and an unveiling and book si...

By Pat Dailey   Sebastiano Frandino has already won over his Blue Eye teammates by bringing a sampling of the taste of genuine Italian cuisine to the Bulldogs. Frandino, a foreign-exchange student from Italy in his first school year at Blue Eye, has twice treated his cohorts to dinner with pasta, what else, being the main course.  ...

The first signatures of the incorporation petition were gathered last week after hosting 3 back-to-back town halls in the proposed Little Italy boundary at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, Martindale Church, and Soul's Anchor Church and is a good, solid start to this historic petitioning process.   Forty-seven voters living in the area...

The Arkansas Symphony Orchestra, Philip Mann, Music Director and Conductor, presents the opening concert of the 2014-2015 Landers FIAT River Rhapsodies Chamber Music Series: "Italian Serenade." ASO's Quapaw and Rockefeller Quartets present music from Beethoven, Wolf, and ASO Composer in Residence John Corigliano in the beautiful Grand Hall of the C...

Hot Springs has a great variety of privately-owned, non-chain restaurants. These places are thriving because of excellent customer service, atmosphere and of course great food. One place that I had the pleasure to visit that excels in all these areas is Luna Bella.   Luna Bella is Italian-American cuisine in a relaxed and comfortable setting...

di Daniela Garutti   Ci lasciamo alle spalle Lake Village, in Arkansas, esattamente come fece a fine Ottocento una parte delle famiglie italiane in fuga dalle troppo dure condizioni di vita e di lavoro. A guidarli c'era il prete forlivese father Pietro Bandini, il quale aveva individuato una zona più favorevole all'insediamento, circa 300 m...

Paul V. Canonici was born of Italian immigrant parents in the heart of the Mississippi Delta — Shaw to be exact. After being educated in the public schools of Shaw, Canonici headed to the north shore of Lake Pontchartrain to study with the Benedictine monks at St. Joseph Seminary in Covington, La. He also studied at St. Meinrad Seminary in Indian...

Ieri, presso la sede del consolato Generale d'Italia a Houston, si è tenuta la seduta di insediamento dei neo eletti nel COM.IT.ES per la circoscrizione del Texas, Arkansas, Oklahoma, Lousiana. Il Presidente uscente Vincenzo Arcobelli lascia la presidenza al neo eletto all'unanimità Valter Della Nebbia. Le altre cariche sociali sono state cos...

Few people associate Arkansas with Italian immigration to America, assuming immigrants settled only in the urban Northeast. Yet many communities throughout the United States have a significant proportion of Italian Americans. Lured by work and regional ties, immigrants gravitated to places they could find work, whether in garment factories, coal mi...

The chief administrative officer for Pulaski County has rejected Little Italy's incorporation request.Television station KATV reported Friday (http://bit.ly/20ZT5Ue ) that County Judge Barry Hyde found the proposed area is too large, lacks the "necessary unity of a single place" and had an inadequate budget.   Little Italy is an unincorporat...